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After four nights and lawsuit, officials end curfews

LOS ANGELES — One day after being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union over the imposition of curfews, Los Angeles County officials announced there are no plans to enact another one. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who also was named in the ACLU lawsuit, also said June 4 that curfews are ending. “Angelenos are Read More…

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Activists seek change in LAPD lethal force policy

LOS ANGELES — Community activists Earl Ofari Hutchinson and Najee Ali called on the Los Angeles Police Commission April 10 to change the way the Los Angeles Police Department uses lethal force against civilians. The proposals include the use of deadly force “only when absolutely necessary to prevent imminent and serious bodily injury or death;” Read More…

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Supervisors vote to keep deputies on school campuses

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted May 30 to renew contracts for deputies to police public schools, but asked Sheriff Jim McDonnell to better define their role on campus and provide more training. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended training on adolescent development, childhood trauma, conflict resolution and de-escalating campus incidents. Ridley-Thomas and Supervisor Read More…